Blackberry IMAP

  1. Select the Settings app
  2. Select Accounts
  3. Select Email, Calendar and Contacts
  4. Select the Advanced Setup option at the bottom of the screen
  5. Select Microsoft Exchange IMAP
  6. Fill in the appropriate fields:
    Description = how the account will be displayed in the Blackberry and to recipients
    username = username in Exchange
    email address = full email address in Exchange
    password = password in Exchange *Note: tapping the eye icon will show the password as you enter it
    server address = email.hostaccount.com
    port = 993
    encryption = SSL
    IMAP path prefix = COLLABORATION
    SMTP username = username in Exchange
    SMTP password = password in Exchange
    SMTP server address = email.hostaccount.com
    SMTP port = 587
    SMTP encryption = startTLS
    Use push if supported = ON
    Download messages while roaming = either ON or OFF based on user preferences
    Append messages to sent folder = ON
    Sync interval = 30 minutes
    Initial retrieval amount = 7 days (more can be set, but that may drain battery life significantly)

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